Rhode Island Representative Scott Slater [D]

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RIH8127IntroIncludes the real and tangible personal property of The Providence Community Health Centers, a Rhode Island domestic nonprofit corporation, located in Providence, Rhode Island, on the list of properties exempt from taxation.
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2020-08-21
To House Finance Committee
RIH7676IntroJoint Resolution Relating To Open Space And Forest Conservation -- Capital Development Program (provides For Voter Referendum Seeking Approval Of Issuance Of Bonds Not To Exceed $4,000,000 And For The State Local Land Acquisition Matching Grant Progr...
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2020-07-29
To House Finance Committee
RIH7959IntroJoint Resolution To Approve And Publish And Submit To The Electors A Proposition Authorizing The Issuance Of Bonds For The Roger Williams Park Zoo
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2020-07-29
To House Finance Committee
RIH8118IntroAuthorizes City of Providence to issue $140,000,000 in general obligation bonds to finance, improvements to school buildings and facilities.
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2020-07-29
Committee recommends passage
RIH7103PassProvides that applications to purchase firearms be sent by the seller to the police department the city or town where the purchaser lives.
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2020-07-22
Signed by Governor
RIH7947PassCreates a new process with standards to be utilized when deciding whether an applicant's past conviction of a crime should disqualify the applicant from receiving an occupational license, permit, certificate, or registration issued by the state.
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2020-07-22
Signed by Governor
RIH7654IntroApplies the hotel tax distribution formula for entities within the Providence regional tourism district to any and all hotels physically connected to the Rhode Island Convention Center.
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2020-07-21
To House Finance Committee
RIH8117IntroRedefines contractor and minority business enterprise to include any business, profit or nonprofit, organized under laws of any state, even if located outside RI, would apply to RIDOT contracts and relieves businesses from having limit on its net wor...
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2020-07-17
To House Labor Committee
RIH8115IntroLimits the sale of fireworks to one week prior to and including the 4th day in July, and may only be used, exploded, or cause to exploded between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m.
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2020-07-17
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7624IntroMandates minimum staffing levels/standards for quality care for nursing homes with penalties for violations/grants for enhanced training/wages adjusted for inflation.
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2020-07-08
To House Finance Committee
RIH7849PassAllows the city of Providence board of licenses to grant an exemption with regard to the proximity to schools and churches relating to the issuance of an alcoholic beverage retail license for property located at 601 Hartford Avenue, Providence, RI.
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2020-06-26
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH7485PassTo Vacate The Forfeiture Or Revocation Of The Charter Of Rita's Pizza, Inc.
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2020-06-25
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH7620PassAmends definition of "state agency" for purposes of the chapter on "state purchases" to provide for an exemption for the URI board of trustees when making purchases funded by restricted, sponsored, or auxiliary monies, from the provisions of the chap...
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2020-06-24
Signed by Governor
RIH8026PassHouse Resolution Congratulating Mr. Richard N. Harris, Msw, Licsw, On His Retirement As Executive Director Of The Rhode Island Chapter Of The National Association Of Social Workers, After Many Years Of Dedicated Service To The People Of Rhode Island
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2020-06-17
House read and passed
RIH8012IntroAdds a definition to the term "manufacture" in the medical marijuana chapter.
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2020-03-13
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH8009IntroJoint Resolution Making An Appropriation Of $140,000 To Urban Ventures (authorizes The Appropriation Of The Sum Of One Hundred And Forty Thousand Dollars ($140,000) To Urban Ventures For Operations And To Implement Activities Assisting Small Business...
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2020-03-13
To House Finance Committee
RIH7869IntroDefines captive hunting as a hunt that occurs within a structure designed to restrict the free movement of animals and prevents the animal from escaping and would prohibit captive hunting within the state of Rhode Island.
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2020-03-12
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7930IntroIncreases membership from 3 to 5 members/revises siting process to mandate public/municipal participation.
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2020-03-12
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7877IntroRequires an individual employer to meet certain criteria in order to qualify for class exemption from the increased pay requirement for work on holidays and Sundays.
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2020-03-11
To House Labor Committee
RIH7337EngrossRequires the department of environmental management to solicit procurement of a representative organization to operate the paint stewardship program every two (2) years.
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2020-03-10
House read and passed
RIH7594IntroProhibits discrimination in housing against those persons who have a lawful source of income.
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2020-03-10
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7615IntroEstablishes the Rhode Island Community Resiliency and Preservation Act to provide cities and towns with the authority to propose, for consideration and decision by their voters, a reliable source of capital funding for investing in their community.
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2020-03-09
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH7810IntroRequires all students in kindergarten to grade twelve (K-12) to perform a minimum amount of community service each school year and would grant them the option to perform certain forms of community service for academic credit.
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2020-03-09
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7975IntroProvides that home and community based services for developmentally disabled persons would be person-centered and support services consistent with their plan of care.
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2020-03-06
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7223PassTo Vacate The Forfeiture Or Revocation Of The Charter Of Potters Avenue Realty, Llc
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2020-03-05
Effective without Governor's signature
RIH7865IntroRequires any person who sustains an injury to themselves or causes an injury to another while hunting or trapping to report the injury to the department of environmental management immediately.
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2020-03-05
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7293IntroEstablishes and requires funding for a world language and dual language immersion program.
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2020-03-04
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7439IntroAllows schools to suspend students, in and out of school, if in grades six or above, and prohibit school committees or principal from suspending students in grade 5 or below unless possessed weapons, narcotics or were found to be a danger.
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2020-03-04
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7931IntroAdds a parking lot as a requirement to a contractor agreement to a construction indemnity agreement.
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2020-03-03
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7352IntroCreates new standards for determining whether a state work license applicant's past criminal contacts/convictions should disqualify them from receiving a government-issued license.
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2020-02-27
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
RIH7845IntroProvides school districts may employ LPNs to assist certified nurse teachers. It would also require that no fewer than one nurse be employed for every seven hundred fifty (750) students.
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2020-02-26
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7655IntroPermits taxation of property acquired after July 1, 2020 by certain nonprofit educational and hospital entities.
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2020-02-26
To House Finance Committee
RIH7702IntroEstablishes medical professional scholarship program to award $5,000 scholarships for four (4) years of college tuition to eligible applicants selected by commissioner funded by a $25 assessment on medical professionals.
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2020-02-26
To House Finance Committee
RIH7862IntroLandlords responsible to tenants if tenants evicted due to landlord neglect and allows municipality to place lien on property.
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2020-02-26
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH7762IntroModifies language to specify that election officials shall permit the voter to affix their mark at the polling place.
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2020-02-26
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7728IntroCreates a vehicle recovery service requiring vehicle owners to submit an affidavit of theft of vehicle prior to law enforcement contacting service provider to locate vehicle.
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2020-02-26
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7761IntroEliminates the requirement that the local board of canvassers publish in the local newspaper and allow for online publication on the official city or town website and all official city or town social media accounts.
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2020-02-26
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7700IntroAllows state employees the ability to make an after tax contribution to a qualified Roth contribution program as a part of a deferred compensation plan.
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2020-02-26
To House Finance Committee
RIH7765IntroPrevents employers from refusing to hire or discriminating against individuals for marijuana use and positive test results.
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2020-02-26
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7764IntroUpon its own motion or upon request of a parolee, enables the parole board to terminate a parolee's supervision and legal custody order. Prisoners with a life sentence for first and second degree murder are excluded.
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2020-02-26
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7781IntroProhibits any entity or individual from advertising the sale, purchase, receipt, transport, delivery or salvage of any junk or discarded automobile unless the advertiser is a licensed auto wrecking or salvage yard.
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2020-02-26
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7661IntroIncreases taxable wage base for TDI/TCI contributions/coverage/maximum weeks for TC leave/provides fines/penalties for non-reinstatement of employee/creates tax credit for low wage employees.
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2020-02-26
To House Finance Committee
RIH7703IntroCreates an instant ticket scratch off game pilot program to raise funds for Rhode Island veterans and dependents of qualified service members. Expires on December 31, 2021.
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2020-02-26
To House Finance Committee
RIH7651IntroRaises the earned-income tax credit from 15% to 50% for the tax years 2021 and beyond.
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2020-02-26
To House Finance Committee
RIH7802IntroDefines what constitutes a multi-use food and beverage storage container and provides for sanitary use of said containers.
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2020-02-26
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7787IntroLimits damages to $100,000 in any tort action against the Rhode Island public transit authority, except by a special act, authorized by the general assembly.
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2020-02-26
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7836IntroEstablishes minimum staffing levels for nursing facilities.
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2020-02-26
To House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
RIH7712IntroAllows the department of motor vehicles to issue driving privilege licenses and permits to applicants unable to establish lawful presence in the United States.
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2020-02-26
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7763IntroAuthorizes early voting for registered and eligible electors, in all elections for the twenty (20) days before an election at designated city and town locations, with advance public notice regulated by rules promulgated by the state board of election...
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2020-02-26
To House Judiciary Committee
RIH7939IntroProvides parity for state public safety professionals with public safety employees in municipal retirement system eff. 7/1/20/sets retirement contribution at 10% of compensation.
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2020-02-26
To House Finance Committee
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